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The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Stotham, Massachusetts: the town that didn't exist, 1920
The Nazi Air Marker Hoax, 1942
The Sandpaper Test, 1960
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
Baby Yoga, aka Swinging Your Kid Around Your Head
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Jacqui Smith Goes Shopping -- April Fool's Day, 2009
The Daily Mail ran a photo (doctored) of Home Secretary Jacqui Smith walking out of a lingerie store. The headline above it read, "Oh Jacqui, surely that can't be you?"

Jacqui Smith had recently been embroiled in a scandal after her husband downloaded two pay-per-view adult films, the cost of which Smith had included as part of an MP expenses claim.


April Fool Categories: Politics, Newspapers, 2009, Daily Mail.
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